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Title: Find A Map!: USGS Map Databases
Url: http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/ngmdb/ngmdb_home.html
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This portal provides links to a set of online map indexes of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and other organizations which can be used to locate, view, or create maps. For teachers, there is the Education Map Catalog, which provides access to several hundred of the most useful USGS maps for teaching and learning, organized by 12 themes. The maps are available in a wide variety of scales and themes, and cover the United States, many countries, the Moon, Mars, other planets, and many of their moons. Other links access the National Atlas and National Map of the United States, a selection of geospatial datasets, the Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS ), and a variety of maps on geologic structures and earthquake hazards. There are also links to sites where map products can be purchased online.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Geological maps
Science -- Geology -- Geographical divisions -- America -- North America -- United States -- United States Geological Survey -- General publications of the USGS
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Photographs, maps, drawings
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Maps -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Geography -- Maps
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2009-10-14
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Elementary School Teachers
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
earth science
Education (General)
Environmental science
Natural hazards
Physical geography
Physical sciences
Space science
Space sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2011-12-01 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-12-02 10:24:55 (W3C-DTF)
Full Record Views: 69
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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